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The Global Testpunch trial for Arms includes Hoops mode and local multiplayer

Some of you have already taken the time to hop on over to the Nintendo Switch eShop and nab the files for the limited-time Arms demo, but I'm not quite so proactive. I'm only now getting to it, not that there's a rush or anything -- the eve...   read

 
 
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There will be more Overwatch shorts, but they 'take a long time'

Before many of us had even gotten our hands on Overwatch, Blizzard's animated shorts warmed us up to its characters, setting, and lore. Gosh, they're good -- not just on their own, as animation, but also as a way to better connect with and ...   read

 
 

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Housemarque's top-down shooter Nex Machina is out June 20

It seems like word of Nex Machina has started to spread, but in case you haven't heard of it yet, this is an arcade shooter from Resogun studio Housemarque and Defender, Robotron: 2084, and Smash TV designer Eugene Jarvis. It looks and play...   read

 
 
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Review: Polybius

Polybius, the trippy new arcade shooter from long-time designer Jeff Minter, is a question-inducing game. Why's it called that? What even is it? Won't it give me motion sickness? The name is a riff on an old urban legend that spoke of a mys...   read

 
 
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Tennis World Tour wants to fill the Top Spin-sized hole in your heart

With a vanilla name like Tennis World Tour, it's just a matter of time before it slips out of my mind, but I really am desperate for another good tennis simulation game, y'know? Especially one that's being pitched as a follow-up to Top Spin...   read

 
 
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Uniqlo has started selling those fan-designed Nintendo shirts

Clothing retailer Uniqlo has teamed up with Nintendo for a line of fan-designed, Miyamoto-approved shirts. We showed you the winning entries earlier this month (it was a contest!), and now the whole lot of 'em are available for purchase onl...   read

 
 
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Arkanoid vs. Space Invaders is a thing of beauty

Darn! Do any of you have access to a time machine? I need to go back -- just to last week! -- and strictly for business. We had a staff-wide discussion about our dream crossover games and instead of cleverly namedropping Arkanoid vs. Space...   read

 
 
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Oh wow, they're making a new Pizza Connection

Earlier this year, I learned about Pizza Connection (also known as Pizza Tycoon), an off-kilter pizza business sim that I sadly missed out on in the '90s. The first two games re-released on GOG.com and Steam, and now we're getting a surpris...   read

 
 
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PixelJunk is coming to mobile with Eden Obscura

It's hard to name a favorite in Q-Games' excellent PixelJunk series, but the zen platformer PixelJunk Eden is certainly up there for me. You know, it might just be my number one. The studio is returning to that game concept with Eden Obscur...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's anniversary event will bring new maps and dance emotes

Blizzard has begun teasing what's in store for the Overwatch anniversary event that's coming this Tuesday. Along with cosmetic unlocks, as you'd expect, we're also getting a trio of arena maps. These appear to be offshoots of existing maps...   read

 
 


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Here's what happened at the Destiny 2 gameplay reveal

Today during the Destiny 2 gameplay reveal event, we got our first proper look at this fall's sequel, "a new beginning for everyone." The studio previewed Homecoming, the first mission in the story campaign, and reiterated that the light-s...   read

 
 
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Europe is getting a Splatoon 2 Switch bundle and accessories

As mentioned in the UK version of today's Nintendo Direct presentation for Arms, several Splatoon-themed Nintendo Switch accessories and a system bundle are coming to Europe in the near future. While I already ended up nabbing a second P...   read

 
 
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Nintendo is hosting 'Global Testpunch' events for Arms

Today's Nintendo Direct presentation for Arms is heavy on specifics, almost to the point of being overwhelming. But now that I've gotten such a good sense of this stretchy, long-limbed fighting game, I'm no longer sitting on the fence. That...   read

 
 
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You won't need a PC or phone for Vive's new standalone VR headset

Standalone VR headsets that don't require a PC, a phone, or a whole mess of wires are going to make virtual reality so much more approachable. Pricing is one thing, but there really is something to be said about ease of use and setup. Googl...   read

 
 
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Mighty Gunvolt Burst announced for Switch and 3DS

As revealed in the new issue of Famitsu, Inti Creates is prepping another Mighty Gunvolt. This new project, Mighty Gunvolt Burst, is headed to both Nintendo Switch and 3DS (the system is still hanging in there!). It'll have Gunvolt and Migh...   read

 
 
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Hollow Knight now has a second team to help speed up the Switch port

I really like the idea of playing a metroidvania game like Hollow Knight on Nintendo Switch, even if there's a significant wait involved. Some good news on that front: Team Cherry has "taken a big step to speed things up" by working with an...   read

 
 
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Overwatch anniversary event and Game of the Year Edition incoming

Hard to believe, but we're coming up on one year of Overwatch. If you thought Blizzard would hold an in-game event, yep, you're right! But that's not all. The anniversary event itself will run from May 23 to June 12, though we don't yet kno...   read

 
 
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Devolver Digital is doing an E3 press conference

There are plenty of press conferences at E3 as it is, but if we've got to make room for another company, it might as well be Devolver Digital. Details are sparse, but it's happening. 2017 is the year. Devolver tends to bring cool, oftentim...   read

 
 
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Elite: Dangerous is coming to PS4 alongside a retail release in June

Following the PC and Xbox One versions of Elite: Dangerous, Frontier Developments is putting the final touches on the PlayStation 4 port of its space sim. It's now targeting a June 27, 2017 release. As you were probably expecting, on PS4, ...   read

 
 
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Let it Die passes three million downloads

Let it Die is continuing to hang in there, and even though I peaced out a while ago, it's pleasing to hear that it's resonating. As of May 15, 2017, the latest figure for the free-to-play hack-and-slash survival game is a cool three million...   read

 
 
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A Hat in Time is set for a fall 2017 release

Shame on me for hibernating on A Hat in Time these past few years, because it's looking fantastic -- not just as a 3D platformer inspired by the greats, but as one that seems to be doing its own thing. Along with today's trailer, which sho...   read

 
 
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Latest Humble Indie Bundle packs in Owlboy, Kentucky Route Zero

It's hard to believe we're on the Humble Indie Bundle 18, but never mind that alarming realization about how quickly time moves -- there are good games to play at silly-good prices. Pay $1 or more: Dungeon-crawling FPS Ziggurat Co-op high-...   read

 
 
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Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown is now a 2018 game

It's a shame to hear that Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown won't make it out at the end of this year as planned. I had been looking forward to it as one of the more promising PlayStation VR-supporting games on the horizon. Of course, more time m...   read

 
 
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Catching up with Doshin the Giant creator Kazutoshi Iida

This episode of toco toco has a similar appeal as the others we've covered on this site. It's a day in the life of a creator -- in this case Kazutoshi Iida, the designer of Aquanaut's Holiday, Tail of the Sun, and Doshin the Giant -- and it...   read

 
 
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Ghost Recon Wildlands picks right back up with the Fallen Ghosts expansion

If you're still tearing up Ghost Recon Wildlands' Bolivian sandbox or wishing you had more of a reason to do so, here's something to keep in mind: the next expansion isn't far off. Fallen Ghosts launches first for season pass holders on May...   read

 
 


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